Forthcoming Legislation

The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021

Effective
31 May 2021

This Order extends to workers the protection given to employees by s.44 not to be subjected to a detriment (treated unfairly) for leaving or refusing to return to their workplace, or for taking steps to protect themselves, in circumstances of danger that the employee reasonably believed were serious and imminent.